Populism and Religion: The American Case (Day 1)
March 1 @ 1:45 pm - 6:00 pm
PLEASE NOTE: This is a two-day event. Please double check that you are registering for the correct day.Everyone seems to be writing on populism these days. Given the global rise of populist movements, parties and leaders, this is unsurprising. But the relationship of populism to religion has been un...
Populism and Religion: The American Case (Day 2)
March 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
PLEASE NOTE: This is a two-day event. Please double check that you are registering for the correct day.Everyone seems to be writing on populism these days. Given the global rise of populist movements, parties and leaders, this is unsurprising. But the relationship of populism to religion has been u...
Making Religion on the Reservation: Native Americans & the Dilemmas of Religious Freedom
March 22 @ 4:10 pm - 6:00 pm
The IRCPL Religion and Public Life Series Tisa Wenger – Making Religion on the Reservation: Native Americans and the Dilemmas of Religious Freedom What did religious freedom mean for Native Americans at the turn of the twentieth century, a time when the U.S. government was working to eliminate...
Sites of Religious Memory in an Age of Exodus: Western Mediterranean
April 6 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
This day-long event is the third of a three-piece series that focuses on the movement of people across and along the Mediterranean and the emergence, re-signification, and use of sites of memory. Bringing together a mix of panelists from the humanities and social sciences, the day will incl...
Religion and the Digital Turn
April 12 @ 4:10 pm - 6:00 pm
The IRCPL Religion and Public Life Series Hussein Rashid –Religion and the Digital Turn The methods of the Digital Humanities present an opportunity to think about the goals and methods in the Study of Religion. The emergence of these new tools challenges the ways in which we consider academic...
News & Announcements
February 14, 2018
Abstract Deadline: April 1, 2018 Pluralisms in Emergenc(i)es is the second conference in a series that explores pluralism as it emerges in response to contemporary global crises in the Middle East and North Africa. The conference situates Tunis as a historical epicenter of human, commodity, and capital mobility and, as such, pluralism. “Pluralism” is commonly […]
January 9, 2018
The Center for the Study of Social Difference: Call For Papers for new funded faculty working groups Funding available: $35-$50K for two-three year projects Deadline: February 1, 2018 at 11:59pm We encourage anyone interested in submitting a proposal to please contact CSSD (email@example.com) in advance of the deadline for feedback in drafting their proposal. The Center […]
January 8, 2018
Joint Projects Grant: “Populism in America and the Middle East: Ethical and Religious Dimensions” Partner University: Centre de Recherches Internationales (CERI) at Sciences Po This project will bring together an interdisciplinary group of scholars from Columbia, Sciences Po, and other universities, as well as journalists, people in government, and religious leaders, who will comparatively investigate the […]
January 6, 2018
The Fellowship Program engages students and faculty who are doing interdisciplinary research or practice with focus on conflict resolution and peacebuilding, to cultivate constructive conflict management and sustainable peace, and to support students to engage and think critically about issues of peace and sustainability. Each year, AC4 funds as many as 12 Columbia University graduate students conducting an […]
December 11, 2017
The Conclusion of “Pluralism in Emergenc(i)es: Movement, Space, and Religious Difference” in Amman, Jordan
Last week, on December 6th and 7th, the Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life presented Part One of our global conference series, “Pluralism in Emergenc(i)es: Movement, Space, and Religious Difference,” in collaboration with Columbia Global Centers, the Center for Religion, Conflict and Globalization at the University of Groningen, and the Department of Culture Studies and […]